Chief Medical Officer's Annual Report 2014-15

The Chief Medical Officer Annual Report 2014 -2015 explores the challenges that face doctors today.


I am glad to have had this opportunity to use my first report to address the challenges of "Realistic Medicine." I believe that the profession, with doctors as collaborative leaders, as in so much of our history, can influence and be a driver for change.

I hope that you will engage with me on the issues raised in this report and use the infographic as an aid for discussion.


Realistic medicine can we:

I'd really welcome your opinion. If you have feedback I can be reached at:


Phone: 0131 244 2379

You can also interact with me on and via my blog and via at or complete my survey


Email: Diane Dempster

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